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Reference person of CPS-defined family as of December 31


CPSFAMREFP is a constructed variable that identifies the reference person from the CPS family. CPS families are defined as a group of two or more people related by birth, marriage, or adoption and residing together. This does not include unmarried partners or foster children. In general, the reference person is defined as a member of the CPS family who is 16 years of age or older who is the homeowner, or is identified as the person who owns or rents the home, or as the head of household.

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This variable is completely comparable over time.


  • 1996-2019: All persons.


  • 1996-2019



This variable has no flags.